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Preventing separation anxiety when life return to normal

The Dogs Trust, one of the UK's respected dog charities, is reminding dog owners to keep an eye on the potential for separation anxiety developing in our dogs once we all go back to our normal busy lives.

Our dogs have been with us 24/7 during the lockdown, this has become their new normal. Some may have become more dependent on that contact than they had previously been. Even dogs who have been rock-solid steady may experience a period of uneasiness as their worlds once again change.

As we prepare to go back to work, part of that prep should include assessing your dog's needs. Put aside time now, while still at home, to try to gradually ease your dog back into old routines. And if you see separation anxiety developing, start addressing it now.

Living in noise-sensitive Switzerland, with our neighbours' nerves perhaps already on edge due to these weeks of isolation, a dog owner might not be able to appeal to neighbourly understanding or empathy if a behaviour problem develops as we return to work. It would be wise to do whatever we can to address the potential upfront.

Tips on life with dogs in lockdown, from the Dogs Trust advice pages:
https://www.dogstrust.org.uk/help-advice/behaviour/
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